Richest Football Clubs in the world, Top 10 you must know
Do you know the Richest Football Clubs 2019? here we shall be taking a look at the top 10 Richest Football Clubs in the world and their worth. Football is one of the most popular sports in the world today. Most popular football clubs have enormous fan-base cut across every continent you can think of.
When it comes to club football, the European continent features most of the popular clubs we have. This is one of the reasons why the European Champions League is arguably the most important competition at the club level. Football and Sports, in general, are in the form of entertainment. And we all know it’s ‘Cash cow’ in today’s modern world.
We see fans brag about their football teams, and how they are the richest club in the world. Truth is, most fans just assume their team is the best, and also the richest. Well, we are here to enlighten you all on that subject of, which is the richest football club in the world. Below is the original top 10 richest football club in the world 2019. This list is from a Financial service firm called ‘Deloitte’ who have been in the game for decades. They track every team yearly revenues and tell you which one is the richest.
Top 10 Richest Football Clubs in the world
Real Madrid – €750.9 million ($851.7 million).
It is not surprising to see Real Madrid FC as the richest club in the world for 2019. The team plays in La Liga, Spain and are a powerhouse in the European continent. Real Madrid has 13 UEFA Champions League Cups, which is more than any team in Europe. They won 3 of the last four editions. Of course, winning such cups can only guarantee one thing; enormous revenues.
FC Barcelona — €690.4 million ($782.71 million)
Right behind Real Madrid, is another football club from La Liga, Spain. FC Barcelona is a famous football club not just in Europe, but across the world. They have arguably one of the best player in our generation in Lionel Messi who is adored by their fan base. They are the reigning La Liga Champions for the 2018/2019 season and continue to witness revenue growth.
3. Manchester United — €666 million ($755 million)
Manchester United are third in the list of the richest clubs in the world. They play in the English Premier League and are fondly called ‘Red Devils’. They are the wealthiest team in England. And in 2018, where the richest club in the world. But that’s not the case this year for them. They still did a great job being in the top three. Most of their revenues were from commercial deals with big brands like Adidas, Chevrolet and many more.
4. Bayern Munich — €629.2 million ($713.29 million)
Bayern Munich is the best team from Germany and a European powerhouse team. They average 75,354 fans on match-day at their home stadium. Bayern Munich has won the last five Bundesliga. They were a semifinalist in 2017/2018 UEFA Champions League.
Manchester City — €568.4 million ($644.4 million)
If you’re a football fan, you’ll know how rich Manchester City got ever since the team was bought by the Abu Dhabi Group in 2008. The team doesn’t rely on ticket sales that much which only contributed up to 11% of their revenue. They have big commercial contracts and broadcasting deals. And are sponsored by brands like Nike, Etihad Airways and so on. Manchester City won the 2018/2019 English Premier League, England FA Cup and Carabao Cup. They literally dominated the whole of England in the last football season.
Paris Saint-Germain — €541.7 million ($614.13 million)
Despite being in a rather unpopular Ligue 1, Paris Saint Germain are among the top 10 richest clubs in the world today. The team is being backed by Middle East Billionaires who are willing and ready to spend money for the team. PSG has big contracts from Nike (their technical kit supplier) and Emirates (their shirt sponsor). Aside from these two, they have other commercial deals that bring the club money.
Liverpool FC — €513.7 million ($582.1 million)
Liverpool FC is a team that plays in English Premier League. During the 2018/2019 football season, they finished 2nd place in the league. They, however, went to Europe and won the prestigious UEFA Champions League trophy. Everything about this team is improving under the guidance of Jurgen Klopp. They are winning trophies and generating more revenues.
Chelsea FC — €505.7 million ($573.1 million)
Chelsea is one of the famous team not just in the English Premier League but around the world. Popular known as ‘The Blues’, Chelsea is no. 8 in the top 10 richest clubs in the world. Even though their performance on the pitch hasn’t been good these past few seasons, commercial deals with the likes of Nike and Yokohama Tyres makes them a powerhouse club regarding revenues.
Arsenal FC — €439.2 million ($497.9 million)
Arsenal struggles to make it into this year’s list. This is largely due to the fact that the team is no longer a regular in UEFA Champions League. Their performance has dropped significantly on the pitch, and they are yet to recover. Revenues compared to previous years is low, but still good enough to make the list. Arsenal FC plays in the English Premier League.
Tottenham Hotspur — €428.3 million ($485.6 million)
Rounding up this prestigious list is another football club from the English Premier League. Tottenham Hotspur is gradually becoming a powerhouse team in both England and Europe. This team reached the finals of the UEFA Champions League for 2018/2019 season. 53% of its revenue came from broadcasting deals. Also, using a big capacity stadium like Wembley has seen an increase in ticket sale for the club.